Special Education Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

The city of Kansas City has 2 schools where special education faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the city of Kansas City, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

  • Special Education Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Special Education Employment

Kansas City 2,180
Missouri 11,480

Exactly 2,180 of the 5,110 special education professionals employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of special education professionals in Kansas City has shrunk by 38%. As the employment for special education professionals in Kansas City has decreased, overall employment in Kansas City has increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Special Education employment growth

11,960 13,090 12,960 13,660 5,110
3,510 3,960 3,850 3,930 2,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Special Education VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$43,510 $45,957 $48,583 $48,597 $48,840
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of special education professionals in Kansas City has shrunk, salaries for special education professionals have increased. In 2010 Kansas City special education professionals earned an average yearly salary of $48,840. Four years earlier in 2006, special education professionals in Kansas City made an average salary of $43,510 per year. The growth in the salary of special education professionals in Kansas City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$32,240
25th percentile
$38,040
50th percentile
$46,160
75th percentile
$57,190
90th percentile
$70,250

Special education professionals make a median salary of $46,160 per year in Kansas City. The 10% of special education professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,240 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Early Childhood Education
$41,850
Special Education
$48,840
Elementary Education
$58,068
Teaching
$59,296
Speech Therapy
$60,310

Special education professional salaries in Kansas City are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Special Education schools in Kansas City

2

There are 2 accredited special education schools in the city. Many of Kansas City's special education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Special Education Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Kansas City's special education schools offer 2 special education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Special Education Degrees In Kansas City

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
21
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total22

In 2010 approximately 22 students graduated from special education courses.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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